Review: could Tikosyn cause Dizziness?
Summary: Dizziness could be caused by Tikosyn, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Warfarin sodium, and have Atrial fibrillation.
We study 5,472 people who have side effects while taking Tikosyn from FDA and social media. Among them, 311 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.
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Tikosyn (latest outcomes from 5,631 users) has active ingredients of dofetilide. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.
Dizziness (latest reports from 1,288,684 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 5,423 people reported to have side effects when taking Tikosyn. Among them, 311 people (5.73%) have Dizziness. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,286,451 people who have Dizziness on eHealthMe.
Time on Tikosyn when people have Dizziness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Tikosyn * :
Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Tikosyn * :
Severity of Dizziness when taking Tikosyn ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dizziness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (210 people, 67.52%)
- Hypertension (33 people, 10.61%)
- Ill-defined disorder (32 people, 10.29%)
- Arrhythmia (26 people, 8.36%)
- Cardiac disorder (26 people, 8.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Warfarin sodium (74 people, 23.79%)
- Coumadin (69 people, 22.19%)
- Digoxin (62 people, 19.94%)
- Furosemide (48 people, 15.43%)
- Aspirin (48 people, 15.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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